Name:    Wilma Georgette (Carter) Hoch

From:  The Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, California
Date:  Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Wilma G. Hoch, 78, of Chico died June 24, 2007, at Enloe Medical Center in Chico.

Born in Marysville, she was a longtime Yuba-Sutter resident before leaving the area in 1998.

A homemaker and a self-employed bookkeeper, she also worked seasonally for H&R Block and was a tutor at Yuba College. A 1947 graduate of Yuba City High School, she worked in civil service at Camp Beale.

She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church since 1976 and previously was a leader in the Girl Scouts, Bluebirds and 4-H; a driver for the American Cancer Society; and member of Pocahontas, Grange, Royal Neighbors and Native Daughters of the Golden West.

Survivors include her husband, Edward R. Hoch of Chico; a daughter, Sandra Perez of Chico; four grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by a son, Leland Edmund Sands Jr.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Voice of Prophecy through the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Richland Road in Yuba City.

Services:  A graveside service is at 10 a.m. July 13 at Sutter Cemetery, 7200 Butte Ave., Sutter, followed by a potluck at the Sutter Youth Organization building.  Arrangements were under the direction of Oroville Funeral Home in Oroville.